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UT Tyler Honors Program

Honors Core

The Honors Program offers students the opportunity to take Honors seminars courses to replace parts of the core curriculum requirements. Honors students are required to complete at least 12 hours of Honors seminar courses by completing the World Text & Image sequence which is outlined below. Honors students also have the opportunity to complete their Mathematics and STEM requirements by taking Honors math courses.

Below are descriptions of the classes offered in the World Text & Image and math sequences.

HNRS 1351: World, Text and Image I
Comparative study in the humanities and social sciences from antiquity to the Renaissance. This seminar course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the literature, history and art of this period. The course requires extensive writing. This course will count toward the "Language, Philosophy, & Culture" core requirement.

HNRS 1352: World, Text and Image II
Comparative study in the humanities and social sciences from the Renaissance to the 20th century. This seminar course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the literature, history and art of this period, and requires substantial writing by students. This course will count toward the "Communication" core requirement.

HNRS 2351: World, Text and Image III
Introductory course in human expression—the process by which we come to understand ourselves, each other, and our social worlds through the use of symbols. This course explores our ability to draw creatively on the resources of language and nonverbal behavior to influence one another in public presentations, new media and interpersonal relationships. This course will count toward the "Human Expression" core requirement.


HNRS 2352: World, Text and Image IV
This seminar course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the fine and performing arts in fields such as music, theater and/or art history. This course is writing intensive. This course will count toward the "Fine Arts" core requirement.

HNRS 2413: Honors Calculus I

Interdisciplinary approach to the development of calculus. This course covers all topics covered in MATH 2413, plus additional topics. Prerequisite: Invitation by Honors Committee. Students cannot receive credit for both HNRS 2413 and MATH 2413. This class can count toward either the "Mathematics" or "STEM" core requirement.

HNRS 2414: Honors Calculus II

Interdisciplinary approach to the development of calculus. This course covers all topics covered in MATH 2414, plus additional topics. Prerequisite: Invitation by Honors Committee. Students cannot receive credit for both HNRS 2414 and MATH 2414. This class can count toward either the "Mathematics" or "STEM" core requirement.

Honors Statistics I

Interdisciplinary approach to use of statistics. This course will provide students with a theoretical and practical basis for understanding statistics. This class can count toward either the "Mathematics" or "STEM" core requirement.

Students will still be required to meet the remaining hours of the core curriculum through the regular courses such as American history, American and Texas government, etc.

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